Winning Lotto 6/49 ticket sold in London  [LINK]
The $5 million jackpot winning ticket for the Saturday's draw was sold in London. [Read More]
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COINVESTOR, THE ALTERNATIVE ASSETS PLATFORM, HAS PARTNERED WITH FIVE MAJOR FUND MANAGERS IN THE RUN-UP TO THE HEIGHT OF THE TAX SEASON.   [LINK]
Albion Capital, Amati Global Investors, Blackfinch Investments, Stellar Asset Management and Unicorn Asset Management have chosen to partner with CoInvestor to access the growing number of advisory firms allocating to alternative assets via the platform. This announcement comes amid increasing demand from financial advisers for a more simplified application process into tax-efficient funds. CoInve... [Read More]
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VENABLE’S AWARD-WINNING BAND NOISE IN THE BASEMENT TO PLAY THIRD ANNUAL LAW ROCKS DC FUNDRAISER; RAISING FUNDS FOR TOGETHER WE BAKE   [LINK]
The band is returning to the 9:30 Club stage after winning the second annual DC battle in 2016 and raising the most money, with over $20,000 in donations, ticket sales, and sponsorships Noise in the Basement, a local alt-rock band that includes Venable attorneys Andrew Price, Damon Wright, Bri Rizzo, and Steve Freeland, will be […] [Read More]
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BE2 SELECTS SECURE TRADING FOR GLOBAL ACQUIRING SERVICES  [LINK]
Award winning payments group, Secure Trading, has today announced that online dating company, be2, has selected its acquiring service to boost conversion and acceptance rates globally. be2 is an online dating platform utilising psychological, anthropological and sociological data to assess the compatibility of two personalities and ultimately suggest potential matches.  Thanks to the extensiv... [Read More]
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TRANSATEL AND VAIO CORPORATION DELIVERING NEW LTE NETWORK EXPERIENCEIN JAPAN, INAUGURATING WINDOWS 10 CAPABILITY  [LINK]
Starting September 29th, new VAIO® S11 and VAIO® S13 laptops will be delivered in Japan equipped with Windows 10 and a ready-to-go LTE cellular data SIM card. Transatel is the service provider of the new cellular capability, with prepaid data plans developed specifically for VAIO laptop end-users. Each VAIO laptop will be equipped with a […] [Read More]
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CISI AND CMAZ SIGN AGREEMENT TO BOOST PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS IN ZAMBIAN CAPITAL MARKET  [LINK]
The Capital Market Association of Zambia (CMAZ) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) are delighted to announce their new partnership to promote Continuing Professional Development, ethics and professionalism in the Zambian capital market.  The occasion was marked at a signing ceremony hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and in the presence […]... [Read More]
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UK COPYRIGHT TERMINOLOGY BASICS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS  [LINK]
Due to a growth both in photographers, and image theft in the last decade owing primarily to technological advancements, more and more of us have the expectation to know everything when it comes to image law and our rights.  Understanding your rights, however, is key to protecting them. To battle image theft and to help […] [Read More]
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People Moves: Railpen, Solactive  [LINK]
RPMI Railpen has appointed Jocelyn Brown as senior investment manager within the pension provider’s sustainable ownership team. [Read More]
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SEC Reveals Cyber Hack Leaving Wall Street Worried  [LINK]
Following an internal review, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton revealed that the organisation had been the victim of “Malicious attacks”. The revelation came in a 4,000-word statement released on Wednesday and caused concerns among those on the trading floor. The Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for handling almost 1.7 million financial market disclosure documents a year throu... [Read More]
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The dawn of a new age for reporting?  [LINK]
The TCFD has challenged companies to up their game on reporting climate-related risks. But how will the market respond, asks Peter Cripps [Read More]
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French insurer to double green investments  [LINK]
BNP Paribas Cardif is to double its green investments to €2.4 billion ($2.9 billion) by 2020, largely through the purchase of green bonds. [Read More]
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BANKART AND NETS TO DELIVER NEW PAYMENTS INFRASTRUCTURE TO SLOVENIAN BANKS  [LINK]
Bankart and Nets A/S have signed an agreement where Nets will deploy and operate an instant payments solution for Bankart using the RealTime24/7 payments solution from Nets. Bankart will provide the Slovenian banks with a new state-of-the-art payments central infrastructure to handle both SEPA Credit Transfers (SCT) non-urgent and SCT instant credit transfers. 21 September […] [Read More]
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RIVERBED FUTURE OF NETWORKING SURVEY FINDS LEGACY NETWORKS HOLDING BACK CLOUD AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION  [LINK]
98% of global IT decision makers say next-gen networks critical to keep up with business While 91% agree their cloud strategy will only reach its full potential with a next-gen network supporting it, 85% say they are several years away from realising the benefits of the digital transformation due to limitations of legacy networks Businesses […] [Read More]
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A GUIDE TO DBS CHECKS FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED  [LINK]
Sometimes DBS checks (previously known as CRB checks) are essential to working in specific roles, industries and environments. So, DBS experts Personnel Checks, have put together the guide to DBS checks for the self-employed. If you’re self-employed and need more information on how to get a DBS check, our guide is here to help.  Do the […] [Read More]
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HIRING BOOM ADDS PRESSURE TO FIRMS’ RETENTION PLANS  [LINK]
New research revealed by recruitment specialist Robert Half Technology UK suggests that the IT and technology market is changing with average permanent employee tenure falling.  According to Chief Information Officers (CIOs), an increase in job opportunities on the market (48%), stagnant career prospects (43%) and a desire for more diverse career experiences (39%) all contribute to ... [Read More]
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THE COLLABORATIVE FUTURE OF FINTECH  [LINK]
By Dominic Allon, Vice President and Managing Director, Intuit Europe The rise of fintech has revolutionised the way we pay, shop and borrow. From contactless payments to social shopping and app-only banks, there has been enormous innovation to help consumers and businesses manage their finances faster, better and more efficiently than ever before. Fintech has […] [Read More]
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SURVEY: UK COMPANIES EXCEL AT BUSINESS-IT ALIGNMENT  [LINK]
IT Managers, Directors, CIOs, LOB Managers Reveal Strong Cross-Functional Skills Cloud, security, and other key IT and business issues also explored Eighty-seven percent of UK businesses use public, private, or cloud technology Access the survey infographic at https://www.manageengine.co.uk/the-state-of-business-it-alignment.html ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced t... [Read More]
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